The Reed Warblers - Behavioural Ecology - Ornithology
Diversity in a uniform bird family
BB/BTO Best Bird Book 2012
What an extraordinarily diverse group of birds! This magnificent book provides a panoramic yet penetrating overview of the reed warblers’ intriguing. A fascinating read for bird watchers and bird researchers alike. British Birds Magazine and the British Trust for Ornithology awarded The Reed Warblers as the BB/BTO Best Bird Book of the Year 2012.
The Nature Guide to Eastern Rhodopes - Greece and Bulgaria
The Eastern Rhodopes lie on the border of Greece and Bulgaria. Both sides boast a splendid, authentic and little visited landscape with a rich flora and fauna.
The Nature Guide to Northeast Poland
The Biebrza marshes in North-east Poland are well known as the most pristine lowland river ecosystem. Likewise, Bialowieza National Park is famous for being the last primeval lowland forest left in Europe.
Calcareous mires of Slovakia - Ecological Restoration - Peatland
Landscape setting, management and restoration prospects
Slovakia has a great wealth of wet nature, sources, streams as well as low-and high moors. 'Calcareous mires of Slovakia' presents a number of these areas. Each chapter describes a specific area in detail and gives extra information about geomorphology, ecohydrology, vegetation and land use.
Veldgids Sprinkhanen en Krekels - eBook
A Field Guide to Grasshoppers and Crickets
Introduces 65 species of Northwestern Europe. Includes detailed species information and introductory material on biology and ecology.
Aquatic Oligochaeta of the Netherlands and Belgium - Identification key for bristle worms - Water Quality Management
Freshwater and brackish water oligochaetes - ecology - taxonomy
A comprehensive overview of aquatic oligochaetes, 136 species, focusing on morphology, collecting and preservation, identification, and ecology. Offering a new, practical key for identification to species level which mainly uses characteristics that are easy to observe, supported by clear photographs and schematic drawings. A unique book and an invaluable tool for aquatic ecologists and water quality management.
Grasslands in Europe of high nature value - Biodiversity of grasslands
ecology - history - ecological restoration
A tribute to an essential part of our natural and cultural environment. 24 European cases studies written by international grassland experts. Thematic chapters provide essential background information on grassland fauna, the history of agriculture, grassland communities, the relationship between grasslands and climate and opportunities to conserve these grasslands of high nature value.
Shorebirds - Bird migration - Coastal wetlands
An illustrated behavioural ecology
BB/BTO SECOND BEST BIRD BOOK 2004
Shorebirds are the most visible inhabitants of coastal wetlands worldwide. Many undertake spectacularly long flights between their wintering and breeding grounds, embodying the miracle of long-distance migration.
De Nederlandse bijen - Dutch Fauna volume 11
The bees of the Netherlands
This book introduces all species of Dutch bees.
Inland drift sand landscapes of Northwest Europe
Origin and history; relief, forest and soil development; dynamics and management
In this book you will find different views on drift sand landscapes of Northwest Europe: the processes, origin, conservation and restoration of this very special but harsh biotope. Next to the relationship with man, ecology is highlighted starting from restraint to restoration of these extraordinary landscapes with their characteristic biodiversity for future generations.
Fotogids Larvenhuidjes van Libellen
Photo Guide to Dragonfly Exuviae
In the spring you sometimes can find them at the waterfront: empty covers in the form of an insect. From these exuviae dragonflies have just emerged after years of underwater existence as larvae. These exuviae do tell you a lot about the prevalence of dragonflies, and hence the ecology of the area.
Les ailes du Sahel - Oiseaux migration - Afrique
Zones humides et oiseaux migrateurs dans un environnement en mutation
NEW! French edition of 'Living on the edge'
Entre 1970 et 2005, pas moins de 59% des migrateurs transsahariens, soit 75 espèc es d’oiseau sur 127, ont subi un déclin. Les espèces qui hivernent dans les savanes et les zones humides sahéliennes sont celles qui ont le plus souffert. La zone sahélo-soudanienne est sans aucun doute une zone trouble: cet ouvrage nous explique pourquoi.
The pursuit of complexity - Evolution and biodiversity
The utility of biodiversity in evolutionary perspective
What use is biodiversity, and does it matter if species die out? These controversial questions arouse considerable debate. Most people believe they represent a moral dilemma, but The Pursuit of Complexity shows that it is possible to explore them in a scientific way.
Walvissen kijken in Europa
The best Whale Watching Spots - Observation Tips - Wildlife Photography
A Nature Guide to Whale Watching in Europe. Backgroundinformation about 40 species. The best locations and observation tips. Wildlife Photography. Dutch language.
The Nature Guide to the Loire Valley - France
Brenne and Sologne - Crossbill Guide
The Loire Valley region in central France includes three large natural areas which form a prime destination for wildlife enthusiasts. The best-known feature of the region are the thousands of reed-fringed lakes with their wealth of birds. The mosaic of lowery meadows, hedgerows, heathlands and old oak woodlands support an incredible flora and fauna.